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Prairie Meadows Hotel

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1 Prairie Meadows Dr., Altoona, IA 50009-0901
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Eagle River, Wisconsin
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

To beat the heat my husband and I decided to stay at the Prairie Meadows Hotel and take advantage of all of the AC. We had a blast and our stay was so much fun. HUGE showers with hot water and pressure to match, very updated room and comfortable beds and pillows. I especially liked the fact that you needed... More 

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United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stay at Prairie Meadows an average of 4 times a month. If possible this is the only place we stay in the Des Moines area! Service is always amazing, great rooms that are always clean and a great Casino! They go above and beyond to help us get a great rate and fun time. We go for business and... More 

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Hartford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great time treating my daughter on her 21st birthday to an overnight stay. She loves horses and so why not go to a race track? We were all new to horse racing but the friendly staff helped us through. We played all afternoon with $18 in bets and $18 for food and drinks each. I thought that was... More 

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Saint Michael, Minnesota
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23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed one night. Had a one bedroom suite. It was well appointed and confortable; felt like a small apartment. Had fun gambling in the casino and at the horse track. Casino was large and had a great mix of machines. Enjoyed our stay. Would definitely return.

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Lanesboro, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

This is our second year staying for a couples get a way weekend. Some of the staff was very professional some need an attitude adjustment. All in all it was a fun stay. We booked before we left for next year.

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Fort Calhoun, Nebraska
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

Had a double queen. It was VERY clean and nice. The entire facility is nice and clean. All staff are very friendly. I couldn't imagine anyone being unhappy. Will definitely stay there again. Food and service at steakhouse was very nice; had to return filet because just a bit too done and the price warranted a perfect temp but they... More 

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Escanaba, United States
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

I was at Prairie for a couple nights. Everything and everyone I crossed paths with were very nice, professional, and fun. Special hat tip to ROD who works all over the place. He was my shuttle driver. Very friendly and nice. Rooms were well done and comfy. The towels fit around my waist. EXCELLENT!

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Aberdeen, South Dakota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

stayed here one night. rooms were very nice, bed was great, everything was very clean and comfortable.....I would definitely stay here again. all the staff were very friendly and helpful, room rates a little high, but not unreasonable

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Sioux City, Iowa
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65 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

This is a fairly new hotel connected to a casino. The elevators are at one end of the hotel, so unless your room is near the elevators, be prepared to go on a hike (I walked about the length of a football field). The rooms are clean, but the staff is scarce. There was a fork in the middle of... More 

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Beaufort, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

One of the most impressive parts of this location is that the hotel rooms, conference facilities and restaurants are kept separate from the casino. Sure, you can get from one to the other without going outside, bu you don't have to deal with the smoke, noise or casino visitors unless you choose to. Other than that, the hotel is slightly... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Casino and Gambling
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Come see why Prairie Meadows Casino Racetrack Hotel is Iowa's favorite place to play and stay. With more than 85,000 square feet of casino action, Prairie Meadows has every game you will want to play this side of Vegas. If you are looking for a relaxing night, kick your feet up in The Prairie Meadows Hotel. We offer contemporary rooms, impeccable service, and generous hotel amenities that include a saltwater pool, business center and airport shuttle. With a hotel so comfortable you will want to stay awhile. Looking for a new restaurant to try? Our delicious dining options are more than enough to satisfy any craving you have, from breakfast hot off the griddle to simple comfort food or even a chef-prepared entree. Check out our free entertainment in the smoke-free Finish Line Show Lounge. Our 168 room hotel has standard King rooms, Double Queen rooms, and many options of King Suites that are sure to make your stay luxurious. Book now to plan your getaway and experience a hotel unlike any other. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Prairie Meadows Hotel

Address: 1 Prairie Meadows Dr., Altoona, IA 50009-0901
Location: United States > Iowa > Altoona
Price Range: $185 - $256 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Prairie Meadows Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 168
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